Fabulously soviet handmade chess set! A magnificent polished board in the form of a book with inlaid wood of various species.
Depicted is a landscape traditional for those years and a symbol of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. It's beautiful in its simplicity, the graceful figures in the old Soviet style.Even if you do not play chess, and are not related to this intellectual sport, chess sets are always nice to have in your house as a kind of decoration for your apartment. Makes a fabulous gift for a chess lover. Condition: Great vintage condition (small traces of time). Look carefully at the photo : 32 pcs. Figures - full set (figures are completely wooden, without substrates).
Chess board (unfolded) 56 cm 37 cm (22 in14.5 in). Medium playing field 31 cm 31 cm (12.2 in12.2in). Please note that the board is heavy and the weight of the parcel will be about 4kg. King 7 cm (2.75 in).
Pawn 3.5 cm (1.37 in). The item "Olympic Wooden book chess set Soviet russian intarsia Vintage USSR antique" is in sale since Saturday, March 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess". The seller is "truenixie" and is located in Kiev. This item can be shipped worldwide.